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International Corporate Governance: A Comparative Approach

International Corporate Governance: A Comparative Approach
Author: Thomas Clarke
ISBN 13: 9780415323109
ISBN 10: 41532310
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2007-07-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 544
List Price: $76.95

Comprehensive and up-to-date, this important textbook analyzes the escalating crisis in corporate governance and the growing interest in its reform across the globe.

Written by a leading name in the field of corporate governance from a genuinely international perspective, this excellent textbook provides a balanced analysis of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Anglo-Saxon, European and Asian traditions of corporate governance; offering a prognosis of the future development, complexity and diversity of corporate governance forms and systems.


  • investigates the reasons for the failure of Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Parmalat and other major international corporations

  • examines the role of international standards of corporate governance, with the intervention of the OECD, World Bank and IMF

  • explores the continuing cultural diversity in corporate and institutional forms in the United States and UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Illustrated with a wealth of up-to-the minute case studies and packed full of excellent illustrative material that guides student readers through this complex subject, International Corporate Governance is a must read for anyone studying corporate governance today.